Buhari President remembers Adadevoh, urges Nigerians to unite to conquer malaria

Dr Adadevoh died on August 19, 2015, after contracting the disease in a bid to keep index patient, Patrick Sawyer confined to the First Consultant Hospital in Lagos.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has honoured the memory of Nigeria’s late Ebola doctor, Stella Adadevoh.

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President Muhammadu Buhari

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Dr Adadevoh died on August 19, 2015, after contracting the disease in a bid to keep index patient, Patrick Sawyer confined to the First Consultant Hospital in Lagos.

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Ameyo Adadevoh

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Buhari remembered the late doctor and her colleagues via Twitter on August 20, while urging Nigerian health workers to join hands with the government to eradicate malaria.

The President said:

“President @MBuhari remembers Dr Adadevoh, and everyone else who died; as well as Dr @AdaIgonoh, and all who survived the deadly virus.”

 

“Pres @MBuhari is deeply grateful to the health personnel, & volunteers, who gave a good account of themselves under difficult circumstances.”

 

“Through the efforts of its health personnel Nigeria conquered Guinea-worm and Ebola, and is now poised to finally defeat Polio.”

 

“Now I call on all health workers to join hands with this govt to eradicate malaria, as a tribute to Dr Adadevoh & her colleagues.”

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